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The Novoseltseva sisters are better together

History links During this holiday week, Temple Athletics will share stories of siblings playing for their respective owl teams. This is the sixth in a six-part series. Ask any Temple swordsman, past or present, and they’ll tell you their teammates are like sisters. But what is special about the Novoseltseva is that they are really […]

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Shah begins his visit to Ayodhya by offering prayers at Ram Janmabhoomi temple

Union Interior Minister Amit Shah began his visit to Ayodhya on Friday by visiting the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra temple. At first, the Home Secretary planted a sapling on the premises of the Ram Janmabhoomi temple under construction, after which he offered his prayers to Lord Ram. He then inspected the ongoing construction work on […]

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9 traders arrested for darshan scam

A month after it was discovered that crooks were manipulating the reservation system and charging people for darshan at the Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai, a total of 9 people were arrested in connection with the case, reported Mid-day. During the investigation, police in Dadar discovered that a group of flower sellers and traders who operated […]

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Sabarimala Temple Opens for Makaravilakku Festival | Kochi News

Kottayam: The temple of Sabarimala was inaugurated Thursday evening for the season of the pilgrimage of Makaravilakku. Chief Priest N Parameswaran Namboothiri opened the shrine in the presence of Tantri (Chief Priest) Kandararu Mahesh Mohanararu. The temple was closed after the pooja mandala on December 26. Although the temple was opened on Thursday for the […]

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The oldest recorded zero symbol in the world is at Chaturbhuj temple in Gwalior

Every passionate about Indian history must have visited the cultural center of Gwalior in the heart of the country. Once ruled by the Rajput dynasty of the Tomars, it was passed down to the Mughal Empire during the reign of Babur in the early 16th century. The city was also home to the musician and […]

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The owner and community of the Finnish Labor Temple seek to rebuild an iconic building after a fire in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

It has been more than a week since a devastating fire broke out at the historic Finnish Labor Temple in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The fire investigation is ongoing, but community members are already trying to find a way to collect the pieces of the Northwestern Ontario emblem, which also housed the famous Hoito restaurant. “You […]

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UAE residents and tourists bless bricks at Abu Dhabi’s New Hindu Temple

Devotees and visitors to Abu Dhabi line up to participate in the construction of the capital’s first traditional Hindu stone temple. Locals and tourists alike pray over bricks before bringing them to the Mureikha construction site where they will be added to the carved stone pillars. The gesture symbolizes the community’s involvement in building what […]

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Abbas said he warned Gantz’s changes to Temple Mount could lead to ‘unstoppable’ violence

PA President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly warned Defense Minister Benny Gantz that if he had pledged to end violence in the West Bank, he feared changes in the religious status quo on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem will only lead to an “unstoppable” escalation, according to Hebrew media reported on Wednesday. Abbas was greeted by Gantz […]

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Embellishment drive strikes a high note in Odisha temple Dulduli Baja players

Sambalpur, Orissa: When all of western Odisha celebrated the festival of newly harvested grains, the Nuakhai, more than 250 Dalit families from the centuries-old settlement of Ghunghutipali, near the Maa Samaleswari temple in Sambalpur, were not from festive mood. “Why should we celebrate Nuakhai when there is no happiness around? asks an angry Ramatanu Deep […]

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Added by the British for stability, the sand inside the Sun Temple can be cleaned up

The Archaeological Survey of India is working on a preliminary roadmap to safely remove sand from within Odisha Sun Temple, which was filled in by the British 118 years ago to keep it from collapsing. A formal decision on this has not yet been taken. But a recent presentation by ASI (Bhubaneswar Circle) leader Arun […]